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Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents

Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents

Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents Types of Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents Anxiolytics Prevent feelings of tension or fear Sedatives Calm and make patients unaware of the environment Hypnotics Cause sleep Minor tranquilizers Produce a state of tranquility in anxious patients States Affected by Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Drugs Anxiety –Feeling of tension, nervousness, apprehension, or fear involving […]

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Drugs and The Body

Drugs and The Body

Drugs and the Body Pharmacodynamics Pharmacodynamics is the science of dealing with interactions between living organisms and foreign chemicals Chemical reactions occur continuously in the body of each living system When other chemicals (drugs) are added to the body, additional effects occur Drug Actions To replace or act as substitutes for missing chemicals To increase […]

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COLOSTOMY CARE

COLOSTOMY CARE

Definition Maintaining an optimum hygienic of a surgically created opening between colon and abdominal wall that allows fecal elimination. Purposes To allow fecal elimination To prevent infection on operative site To facilitate accommodation of excretion and avoid spillage of contents To collect effluent for assessment of the amount and type of output To minimize odors […]

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